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Citizen scientists help protect Bay of Quinte wetlands and...

Every year, the Bay of Quinte Remedial Action Plan (BQRAP) needs volunteer citizen scientists to monitor for frogs and birds in local wetlands. On Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm at...

 

Brighton working to better prepare for high water

In the wake of last spring’s serious flooding in the region, Brighton council will learn of planned improvements to the community’s flood response program at their meeting Tuesday night. In a...

 
 

Active transportation a city concern around the 401

Belleville is sending to Queens Park a long list of issues it wants the province to address in its plan to widen Highway 401 in this area. In his report to...

 

Land purchase for marijuana operation

Brighton council has accepted an offer to buy land in its new industrial park from a company wishing to build a marijuana growing facility. Council approved the sale of slightly under...

 
 

Environmental Tribunal done with turbine issue

An Environmental Review Tribunal Hearing into the wpd White Pines industrial wind farm proposed for the south shore of Prince Edward County won’t be happening. The Tribunal hearing was to have...

 

Time to start thinking about those vegetable gardens

Spring is here! Well maybe the weather doesn’t agree, but the collection of seed catalogues sitting on my desk clearly says otherwise. For me, spring is the time to plan everything...

 
 

Riders give a “thumbs up” to ebus

The comments are in and it looks like a hit for the electric bus that ran Belleville streets for a couple of months this winter. Late last year Belleville Transit tested an ebus, a...

 

Glen Ross Lock and Swing Bridge work on track

Glen Ross Swing Bridge on sliding rails for rehabilitation. (Submitted Photo) It may be the middle of winter, but work at the Glen Ross Lock 7 and Swing Bridge, over the...

 
 

More winter to come if we follow groundhog folklore

It’s not a holiday but it’s marked on all of our calendars. Groundhog Day came and went again this year, this time to mixed answers as to if we’re going to...

 

January weather sets two records in region

The weather in the region has definitely been all over the map so far in 2018. We started in year in the middle of an Arctic cold blast, which saw most...

 
 
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